Tony Sinay

Tony Sinay is a full professor and HCA Department Chair at California State University, Long Beach. He teaches undergraduate health care economics and health care finance; and formerly taught courses in research and quantitative methods, statistics, health care economics and policy, and rural health care issues.

His research focuses on hospital mergers and closures, rural health clinics, access to care, healthy communities, osteopathic hospitals and community health centers. Dr. Sinay's recent publications have appeared in Social Science & Medicine, AAO Journal, Health Care Management Review, Journal of Health Care Finance, Journal of Rural Health, Journal of Economics and Finance, Eastern Economic Journal, and Journal of Public Health and Health Management.   

He has conducted manuscript reviews for the Journal of Rural Health, Healthcare Management Science, Health Care Management Review, and the American Journal of Managed Care. In addition, Dr. Sinay has extensively consulted with local health care organizations, including four local hospitals in the greater Long Beach community since 2005.

Dr. Sinay earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in management engineering from Istanbul Technical University in Turkey. He also obtained his MS in Finance and Ph.D. in Economics degrees from Saint Louis University in 1989 and 1994, respectively.